"We previously performed reverse engineering, but today we can build a control system, which means we can build a reactor and provide these services to foreign countries as well," a senior aide to the head of the Atomic Energy organization
of Iran (AEOI) Asqar Zarean told Trend.
Tehran is planning to begin the construction of two more nuclear reactors in the Southern Iranian city of Bushehr in the coming months, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization
of Iran said at the time.
TEHRAN: Iran and Russia are to begin construction on two new nuclear reactors at Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization
in Tehran said late Wednesday.
Also, Iran Atomic Energy Organization
spokesman Behrooz Kamalvandi said May 8 that in the course of Iran's cooperation with the IAEA, nothing as inspection of the country's military sites had been discussed.
The reports quote Deputy Head of Atomic Energy Organization
Naser Rastkhah as saying that "nuclear wastes in the country are of low-level kind but researchers in this field have designed and undertaken the construction of a nuclear waste site for dumping nuclear wastes in an appropriate manner."
Salehi further said that the first consignment of yellowcake was shipped from the Gachin mine in Bandar Abbas, southern Iran, to the Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF), which is under the surveillance of the International Atomic Energy Organization
Summary: Atomic Energy Organization
of Iran Director Ali-Akbar Salehi said the door is still open to talks on a nuclear swap deal with the West
The statement by Ali Akbar Salehi on Sunday evening comes after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad earlier in the day instructed Iran's Atomic Energy Organization
to start work on producing higher-grade nuclear fuel for a Tehran reactor.
Ahmadinejad, who says his country's nuclear program is to make electricity and not bombs, told Iran's Atomic Energy Organization
to start work on producing higher-grade reactor fuel for a medical research reactor.
Head of the Jordan Atomic Energy Khalid Touqan and the Governor of Algerian Atomic Energy Organization
Mohammad Dardour signed a nuclear power generation deal
Ex-UN Envoy Appointed Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization
''The uranium conversion facility in Isfahan has started its activities under IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) supervision,'' Mohammad Saeedi, deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization
, told reporters at the plant, according to Reuters news service.